The presentation was well organized, inspired me to think a different way about my organization.
— BoardSource Leadership Forum attendee

"Change Up Your Questions - Aligning Your Grantmaking Practices with Your Vision and Values" - September 2018, Exponent Philanthropy National Conference.

Strategic Planning - "Planning to Plan" - May 2017 - Foundation Center, Washington, DC

"Sustainability Success Factors" - Bridge Conference, July 2016, co-presenting with Joe Callahan, Executive Director of The Writer's Center.

"What's Leadership Got to Do With It? Success Factors and Organizational Impact" - BoardSource Leadership Forum, New Orleans, November 2015

"Sustainability Success Factors - Maximize your organization's full potential" - Foundation Center, Washington, DC, August 2015

“Just Tell Me What You Want – Answers to the Unexpected Things Prospects Say” - Bridge to Integrated Marketing and Fundraising Conference, July 2015

Adapted by Rebecca Keonig with the Chronicle of Philanthropy for her August 18, 2015 online article "Improvising While Fundraising - How to React to the Unexpected When Asking for Money" go to to learn more and search for the article.  (Online subscription required.)

“Capital Campaigns – Is Your Organization Ready?” - Nonprofit Development Series hosted by Booz Allen Hamilton, June 2015

“Fundraising Planning” - Foundation Center - Washington, DC, March 2014 and September 2012

“Raising Philanthropic Donations – Fundraising and Community Support for Your Charter School” - Georgia State Charter School Commission, September 2014

“Building Organizational Success” Panel Moderator - Bridge to Integrated Marketing and Fundraising Conference, July 2014

“Hit a Fundraising Homerun - Engaging Your Board in Fundraising” - Virginia Fund Raising Institute, July 2014 and Leadership Arlington Black Belt Series, February 2013

"Creating a Development Plan" & "Engaging Your Board in Fundraising" - Arlington County Economic Development Training for Nonprofits, May 2014 and July 2013

“Taking the Leap and Going Out on Your Own” - Co-Presenter with Andrea McManus of The Development Group - AFP International Conference on Fundraising - April 2014 – San Antonio, TX and March 2013 – San Diego, CA

"Turning Your Story Into Money"  Co-presenter with Amy Harbison of Open Window Communications - DC Public Private Partnership Conference, September 2012 and August 2011

“Strategic Fundraising – Plan the Work and Work the Plan" - Leadership Arlington Black Belt Series - Three-Part Session - Fall 2011

NOTE - Visit our Examples page to see handouts from some of these presentations.